The Virginia Virtual Academy, an extension of the Carroll County public school system, was granted stand-alone status by a unanimous vote from the state board of education.
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April 27, 2012
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A new study suggests none of the three elements usually found in playground bullying are necessarily present in cyberbullying.
April 17, 2012
There's a lot of banter going on right now about a new study that suggests automated essay graders can be as effective as humans.
April 16, 2012
"Facebook for School Counselors" aims to help those in the guidance office make sense of the platform and its on-campus impact.
April 13, 2012
Jason Tomassini writes about the U.S. Department of Justice's anti-trust suit against the computer giant and several commerical e-book publishers.
April 03, 2012
This time, Luis Huerta cautions that a vision of a more stratified teaching force outlined in a paper from Public Impact is not based on empirical evidence.
March 28, 2012
The ACLU and a Missouri school district have reached a settlement following a judge's ruling about the district's anti-LGBT website filtering.
March 22, 2012
The analysis of a paper from the Fordham Institute on the governance challenges regarding online learning questions the paper's integrity.
March 20, 2012
The creation of a 48-member group is significant in the state that is home of Silicon Valley.
March 15, 2012
The group will be led by four co-chairs, including former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings and Common Sense Media Founder and CEO James Steyer.